Mohawk Valley archaeology

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Institute for Archaeological Studies, University at Albany, SUNY , Albany
Excavations (Archaeology) -- New York -- Mohawk River Valley., Iroquois Indians -- New York -- Antiquities., Mohawk Indians -- New York -- Antiquities., Mohawk River Valley (N.Y.) -- Antiqui
StatementDean R. Snow.
ContributionsState University of New York at Albany. Institute for Archaeological Studies.
LC ClassificationsE99.M8 S66 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19977880M
ISBN 100964791307, 0964791315

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Description: For centuries the history of the Mohawk Valley has been shaped by the complex relationships among the valley's native inhabitants, the Mohawk Indians, and its colonists, starting with the Dutch. In Mohawk Country collects for the first time the principal documentary narratives that reveal the full scope of this Mohawk-settler interaction.

The Mohawk Valley Project began in and continued for 13 years with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, the National Geographic Society, and other funding agencies. Individual site excavations that were conducted during by the project are included here is individual projects.

This book is about the campaign of the British against the French around Lake Champlain, based on the likeable character of a yo The series are a set of vividly written and accurately researched historical adventure stories, set against the major wars of history following the fortunes of members of the Carey family/5(5).

By the aid of "Miss Molly," a Mohawk woman who had lived many years with the old baronet in an equivocal relation, and the strenuous exertions of her brother, Thayendanegea, better known to fame as Joseph Brant, they still maintained the ascendency over the Indians that Sir William had exercised, though in a diminished the white settlers of the valley.

A well written history of the Mohawk Valley during the Colonial and Revolutionary periods when it was a critical strategic location. Richard Berleth chooses his topics wisely and writes engagingly about why the Valley was so important and how major invasions, first by the French and 20 years later, by the English were defeated, saving the New York Colony/5(33).

Nelson Greene's History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West is a four-volume set covering six counties in upstate New York. This online version is part of the Schenectady Digital History Archive, the local history and genealogy Web site of the Schenectady County Public Library, affiliated with the NYGenWeb, USGenWeb and American History and.

The Mohawk Valley region of the U.S. state of New York is the area surrounding the Mohawk River, sandwiched between the Adirondack Mountains and Catskill of the United States Census, the region's counties have a combined population ofaddition to the Mohawk River valley, the region contains portions of other major watersheds.

UTICA, NEW YORK—The Times Telegram reports that road construction in New York’s Mohawk Valley has uncovered a section of the Erie Canal, a waterway that once connected New York City to.

The Mohawk chief who was known to the English as Hendrick Peters has long been a major figure in New York history. His central role in the colonial period events of the eighteenth century has been described many times. It is a measure of his significance that Hendrick and his ally William Johnson were the.

The Palatine migration to America and the Mohawk Valley 2. The American Revolution in the Mohawk Valley 3. The Erie Canal. and asked “Let’s see what other sites were included in the remaining two days of the tour” related to these topics. These remaining days shed light on how if at all I LoveNY pulls all the sites together.

Dean R. Snow is professor and head of anthropology at Penn State University and a leading authority on Mohawk Valley archaeology. He is coeditor of Iroquois Medical Botany, published by Syracuse University Press. Charles T. Gehring, an internationally known linguist, is the director of the New York State Library's New Netherland Project.

Explore historic sites, events, and people of Central New York- Mohawk Valley Region. Discover American Revolution History, Iroquois culture in America's First Frontier. Archaeology of the Colonial Houses of the Mohawk Valley Aug FORT PLAIN, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Fort Plain Police say treasure seekers with metal detectors have been spotted at a local cemetery and historic site, and they are now being warned to stay out or r.

Welcome to Penn State Anthropology. — Department of. In the mid-eighteenth century, the Mohawk River Valley was the colonial frontier in New York, and different social, political, and cultural groups were creating their identity through action and material culture, including the built environment.

Two houses, built in andare compared in relation to identity and social position of their owners. Mohawk Valley Archaeology: The Collections. University at Albany Institute for Archaeological Studies (First Edition). University at Albany Institute for Archaeological Studies (First Edition).

Occasional Papers Num Matson Museum of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University (Second Edition). Archaeology of the Colonial Houses of the Mohawk Valley. likes. This on-going project investigates the colonial era of New York's Mohawk Valley through archaeological studies.

Wayne Lenig, who now lives in Fort Johnson, has been studying the Revolutionary War history of the Mohawk Valley since his youth. He did archaeological work at the site of Fort Plain in when.

Johnson has served as the Fort Plank Historian since and is the author of The Bloodied Mohawk: The Revolutionary War in the Words of Fort Plank’s Defenders and Other Mohawk Valley Partisans. He also operates a free website that contains biographical and historical data on the Colonial Period in the Mohawk Valley of New York.

Bob Cudmore Bob Cudmore is author of Lost Mohawk Valley, Hidden History of the Mohawk Valley, Stories from the Mohawk Valley and the satirical book, You Can’t Go Wrong.

He writes “Focus on History” every Saturday in Schenectady's Daily Gazette newspaper and hosts the weekly podcast "The Historians" at Mohawk, Iroquoian-speaking North American Indian tribe and the easternmost tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy.

Within the confederacy they were considered to be the ‘keepers of the eastern door.’ At the time of European colonization, they occupied three villages west of what is now Schenectady, New York.

“Iroquois,” Chapter 5 in: Mohawk: Discovering the Valley of the Crystals (a book-in-progress website). ) Meuwese: “In the winter ofa smallpox epidemic, possibly transmitted by French traders to the Wendats, struck hard at the Five Nations and other indigenous peoples in the Upper Saint Lawrence Valley.

Although the exact. The Mohawk people (Mohawk: Kanienʼkehá꞉ka) are the most easterly tribe of the Haudenosaunee, or Iroquois Confederacy.

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They are an Iroquoian-speaking indigenous people of North America, with communities in northern New York State and southeastern Canada, primarily around Lake Ontario and the St Lawrence one of the five original members of the Iroquois League, the Mohawk.

Book Reviews: Iroquoian Peoples of the Land of Rocks and Water, a.d. – A Study in Settlement Archaeology (William D. Finlayson) (James W. Bradley, p. 75); At a Crossroads: Archaeology and First Peoples in Canada (George P. Nicholas and Thomas D.

Andrews, editors) (Jordan E. Kerber, p. 78); The Allegany Senecas and Kinzua Dam: Forced. Hudson-Mohawk genealogical and family memoirs; a record of achievements of the people of the Hudson and Mohawk valleys in New York state, included within the present counties of Albany, Rensselaer, Washington, Saratoga, Montgomery, Fulton, Schenectady, Columbia and Greene by Reynolds, Cuyler, ed.

Author of The archaeology of North America, Mohawk Valley archaeology, In Mohawk country, The Iroquois, Foundations of North-east Archaeology (Studies in archaeology), Native American Prehistory, A summary of prehistoric sites in the State of Maine, The archaeology of New England.

The results from the study of a dozen sites in the Mohawk Valley were recently published in the online journal PLoS ONE by Sturt Manning, professor of classical archaeology; and John Hart, curator in the research and collections division of the New York State Museum in Albany.

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The findings, Manning said, are helping to refine our understanding.Search Cultures. 18th-century Anasazi Ancestral Puebloan Archaic Battlefield Clovis Coso Shoshone Dunbar's Camp Early Archaic Effigy Mound Culture Folsom Fort Necessity Fremont French and Indian War Great Basin Hohokam Homolovi Hopewell Hopi Late Archaic Late Prehistoric Late Woodland Mesa Verde Middle Archaic Mississippian Mohawk Piedmont.

16th-century European copper alloy beads from two sites in the Mohawk Valley. (Image: New York State Museum, CC BY-ND / Author provided) Archaeologists set Glass Bead Period 2 from During this time, new types of glass beads and finished metal goods were introduced, and trade was more frequent.